Guided tour with Ruth Shapleigh Brown, CT Gravestone Network. Find out more about CT’s founding families-Wadsworth, Trumbull, Wyllis, Pitkins and many other families and their effect on the state!
Free, 11 am, meet at the Gold Street gates, 60 Gold Street, near corner of Main Street. Tour is about an hour, wear comfortable shoes. In case of rain, check the ABGA Facebook page.
PLUS stay afterwards for a 12 noon tour of The First Church of Christ in Hartford – Dectora Jeffers, a member of the church, will describe elements of the history shared by church and city as you walk around the third oldest building in the city of Hartford. Among the highlights of the tour will be the stained glass windows, added to the building in the 19th century, several of which were created by Louis Comfort Tiffany. A semi-circular staircase will take you up to the organ loft, from which you will be able to appreciate the grace and beauty of this 1807 structure, the forth iteration of The First Church of Christ in Hartford — now known as Center Church.